It seems like personal finance doesn't become a priority to some people until something bad has happened. This can be because you don't necessarily grow up with personal finance lessons, or maybe you don't have the best examples to follow. Before things get out of hand, or if you're in the process … [Read more...] about 5 Essential Money Habits for Financial Success
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While graduating from college without any student loan debt isn’t impossible, it’s certainly getting harder to avoid. A Pew Social Trends study recently found that, 37% of people under age 40 have student debt, with the median debt load starting at $13,000. Student debt has surpassed credit card … [Read more...] about How to Tackle Student Loan Debt
Budget travel. What popped into your head when you read that phrase? Not possible? Southeast Asia? Staycation? Chances are your first thought was not “Central America” but, stretching from Guatemala to Costa Rica, the area is perfect for budget travelers – particularly those traveling from the … [Read more...] about Central America – An Overlooked Budget Travel Destination
College can be a big expense. Unless you have parents who saved for your tuition and agree to pay, you will likely have to figure out how to finance your college education yourself. If you get creative with your financing, you can minimize your need to borrow funds for college. 1) Complete the … [Read more...] about 7 Places to Find Money for College
There is no doubt that college is a large expense. It requires an investment of time and money. However, your college studies don’t have to break the bank. Here are three simple ways to save money on college expenses. Shorten Time in College Decreasing the number of semesters that you are in college … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Save Money on College Expenses
Picture this: you're 26 years old and have just received the first significant bonus of your blossoming career. You're trying to figure out how you might spend the money: should you travel or go on a shopping spree? Take in a weekend music festival with friends? On the other hand, you may be … [Read more...] about Millennials & Money: Who does Gen Y Trust?